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File:Homer British Museum.jpg|thumb|right| Idealized portrayal of Homer dating to the Hellenistic period. British Museum. '''Homer''' ( , ''Hómēros'') is the name ascribed by the ancient Greeks to the semi-legendary author of the ''Iliad'' and the ''Odyssey'', two epic poems which are the central works of Greek language|Greek literature. Many ancient accounts of Homer|accounts of Homer's life circulated in classical antiquity, the most widespread being that he was a blind bard from Ionia, a region of central coastal Anatolia in present-day Turkey. The modern scholarly consensus is that these traditions do not have any historical value. The Homeric question - by whom, when, where and under what circumstances were the ''Iliad'' and ''Odyssey'' composed - continues to be debated. Broadly speaking, modern scholarly opinion on the authorship question falls...
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